Downriver Comic Con


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 Vendor Invitation: 

5th Annual Downriver Comic & Collectors Show!

      June 6 - 7, 2020


  NOTE: 

Please read the entire invitation. There are BIG changes from last year..


“Hands of the City” Presents: DCCS 2020

   Please join us!

   Our 5th year!

 We want Vendors/Dealers who do Collectibles, Memorabilia and Souvenirs, for our 2020 show. We promote a diverse “Comic & Collectors Show. “

*** NOTE ***  

Share this with vendors/dealers you know: who want to add a 2-day show to their June calendar.

Vendor/dealer categories we are specifically in need of:

Silver Age Comics

Hotwheels

Anime

Records'

LEGO

Posters & Marquees

Lincoln Logs

Antiques

Magic Cards

Music, Pokemon & game cards of all kinds

Dolls, Barbie dolls

Coca Cola Items

Walking Dead/Zombie

Care Bears

Steampunk

Military (especially Civil War and WWII)

Die-cast cars

Horror/Slasher movie items

Collectible Plates/Tea Cups

Coins 


The Details:

Location: Lincoln Park HS, 1701 Champaign, Lincoln Park, MI.

Booth Space Rental:

(8' wide space includes 6' table & 2 chairs. 10' wide space includes 8' table and 2 chairs)

8' x 10' - $35/each

10' x 10' –  $40/each

10' x 15' - $50/each (8 spaces this size. Great deal)


Date/Time:

Saturday Hours: June 6, 10am – 6pm 

Sunday Hours: June 7, 10am – 3pm


Event Flier Distribution

We would like all vendors to take 100 fliers, starting in March, to help

promote this show and yourself as a participating vendor.

We will mail them to you. Please make sure you give us an address.


Set-up times:

Friday June 5: Set-up: 5pm - 9pm.

Saturday June 6: Set-up: 8am – 10am


Sunday Break-down: 

3pm – 5:30pm (Please see Vendor Guidelines & Terms)

NOTE: The High School is locked each night. There are alarms and cameras.


Door Tickets: 

Adult: $7

16/under: $4

7/under: Free (with parent)

Family Rate: $15 (2 adults & up to 5 kids 16/under)

Adult: Weekend wristband: $10

16/under:  Weekend wristband: $7

Costume Contest:  Saturday, 4pm (17/under)  / 4pm(18/older) Cash prizes 

Art Contest: Sunday, 1pm. (see website for further details)

After-Glow Party For Vendors Only: DCCS has secured the main bar at our local Moose Lodge, to use for a private Vendors Party. It will start at 6:30pm Saturday evening and last as long as you can party. More details to follow during show weekend.


Please like/share us on FB: Downriver Comic & Collectors Show


Please fill out the attached Vendor form and return with payment, or use Paypal.  See Vendor form for PayPal e-mail address. Do not send payment to this e-mail address.


Point of Interest: Proceeds from door tickets benefit the athletics dept. of the Lincoln Park school district. We are an all volunteer group that manages this show.

Please send us a current Cell-phone number.

Important:  Vendor Guidelines & Terms

  1. Refund/Cancellation Policy:
  2. Any Vendor canceling their  booth space(s) after Friday, May 22, will not receive a refund.
  3. There will be no program or floor-plan changes after May 29.
  4. Table Covers:

   We require all vendors bring & use table covers, for the show to have a clean/professional look. DCCS will have a limited supply on hand, for vendors to use during the weekend. 

  You will be given a Table Cover at time of check-in, along with your Vendor Wristbands.

  1. Sunday Break-down policy:

 $10 per 30 minute period, for any Vendor going past 5:30pm. We need to pay  extra for janitorial staff over-time.

  1. Hold Harmless Agreement

Vendors are responsible for complying with local, state, and federal requirements governing the sale and production of their products, and for acquiring the necessary permits and licenses.

Hold Harmless Agreement:

    I/We hereby assume all risks and liabilities arising out of my/our participation in the Downriver Comic & Collectors Show, June 6 - 7, 2020. I/We also agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Lincoln Park Public School District,  City of Lincoln Park and their officers, agents, and employees, The Downriver Comic & Collectors Show Volunteer group , Hands of the City and all their volunteers; from all liability or responsibility whatsoever, for injure (including death) to person and for any damage to any Lincoln Park public School District, City of Lincoln Park property or to the property of others arising out of/or resulting from participation in this event. 

    I/We further hereby release, and forever discharge the Lincoln Park Public School District,  City of Lincoln Park and their officers, agents, and employees, The Downriver Comic & Collectors Show Volunteer group , Hands of the City and all their volunteers; members and employees from any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of actions, damages and liabilities resulting or arising directly or indirectly out of my/our participation in the Downriver Comic & Collectors Show. 



Sponsor Info:

Please see the website or contact me regarding our sponsor rates as below:

Average Geek: 1/4 page AD in DCC program- $25. Plus annual website AD Placement - $50

Super Geek: ½ page AD in DCC program - $50. Plus annual website AD Placement - $75

Hardcore Geek: Full page AD in DCC program - $100. Plus annual website AD Placement- $150

Ultimate Geek: Full page AD in DCC program, placement on a 3' x 6' Banner, with 8 other sponsors. This will give you an 11” x 23” advertising section and the banner will be displayed all weekend. Plus annual website AD placement. -  $250

Gadget Guru: Full page AD in DCC Program, your own 3' x 6' banner for the whole weekend. Plus annual website AD placement. - $400

The Side Kick: Full page AD in DCC Program, your own 3' x 6' banner for the whole weekend, On-Line 30 second Commercial/Comic Continum, 8 placements, 2 months prior to con. Plus annual website AD placement. - $750

Super Hero: Full page AD in DCC Program, your own 3' x 6' banner for the whole weekend, On-Line 30 second Commercial/Comic Continuum, 8 placements, 2 months prior to con, your business AD on the back of 4000 postcard quality handouts, which will be distributed to all comic book stores in the Metro-Detroit area. Plus annual website AD placement. - $1500

Master Villain: Full page AD in DCC Program, your own 3' x 6' banner for the whole weekend, On-Line 30 second Commercial/Comic Continuum, 8 placements, 2 months prior to con, your business AD on the back of 8000 postcard quality handouts, which will be distributed to all comic book stores and other high-traffic locations in the Metro-Detroit area. Plus annual website AD placement. - $2500

Guardians of Downriver

(Naming Rights to DCC event for one year)

  Weekend Wristbands for all your employees and their families. In our world a 'family' is any combination of 2 adults an up to 5 kids under 17.

Your  company name will be on the front cover of the DCC program, Full page AD in DCC Program, your own 3' x 10' banner for the whole weekend, On-Line 30 second Commercial/Comic Continuum, 8 placements, 2 months prior to con, your business AD on the back of 8000 postcard quality handouts, which will be distributed to all comic book stores and other high-traffic locations in the Metro-Detroit area. Plus your own annual web-page on our website. - $10,000.

DCC T-shirt Sponsorship:  We handle this on a per sponsor basis. Prices depend on your logo and what kind of t-shirts you want.

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